Religion and Politics In America

An interview with theologian and philosopher Frank Kroncke about religion and politics in the US.

As a member of the Minnesota 8, Frank Kroncke was sentenced to 5 years in prison for his role in destroying draft records during the Vietnam war. Retired now, Frank lives in the Driftless Region of Southwest Wisconsin.

After discussing the roots of religion and politics in America, Kroncke discusses religion in American politics in 4 parts:

1) an introduction to the history of politics and religion in the US
2) a brief overview of Mitt Romney and Mormonism
3) the Catholicism of Paul Ryan and Joe Biden
4) President Obama and the African American protestant tradition

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